About this course
Do you want to take the next step with your apprenticeship? Then this on-campus Certificate III in Electrician Electrotechnology (UEE30811) course at The Gordon TAFE is the trade-level qualification that can kick-start your career.
Designed for apprentices, this course equips you with the relevant training to work as a qualified domestic, commercial or industrial electrician, and is approved by the ElectroComms and Energy Utilities Industry Skills Council.
Core learning outcomes include the ability to test, select, install, set up, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in buildings and on a variety of other sites.
The study program is based on up-to-the-minute electrical industry regulations and specifications.
Assessment will take the form of:
- Hands-on projects
- Workplace tasks
- Written assignments
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Possess an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills, which will be assessed prior to course enrolment
- Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants should be currently employed under a training contract and be referred by their employer through an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.
In this electrical industry course, the units of competency you may study include:
- UEENEEK142s – Apply environmentally and sustainable energy procedures in the energy sector
- UEENEEE101A – Apply occupational health and safety regulations codes and practices in the workplace
- UEENEEG063A – Arrange circuits control and protection for general electrical installations
- UEENEEG109A – Develop and connect electrical control circuits
- UEENEEE137A – Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
- UEENEEE102A – Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
- UEENEEE105A – Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
- UEENEEG104A – Install appliances switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
- UEENEEG103A – Install low voltage wiring and accessories
- UEENEEC020B – Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
- UEENEEG107A – Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
- UEENEEE104A – Solve problems in D.C. circuits
- UEENEEG101A – Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
- UEENEEG102A – Solve problems in low voltage A.C. circuits
- UEENEEG033A – Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
- UEENEEG006A – Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
- UEENEEG106A – Terminate cables cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
- UEENEEG108A – Troubleshoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
- UEENEEE107A – Use drawings diagrams schedules standards codes and specifications
- UEENEEG105A – Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
- UEENEEF102A – Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
- UEENEED101A – Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
Why The Gordon?
The Gordon is an award-winning TAFE that has been providing high-quality education and training for over 125 years. As one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria, it services more than 19,000 students each year. Thanks to three purpose-built campuses – in Geelong City, East Geelong, and in Werribee – students are provided with a hands-on learning experience in settings modelled on real-world industry environments. The Gordon also boasts one of the most comprehensive and diverse course ranges in all of Western Victoria, with over 230 accredited qualifications to choose from. Students receive the added benefit of access to The Gordon’s pathway program, which provides articulation and credit transfer opportunities at Deakin University.
East Geelong – 2 Fenwick St, Geelong VIC 3220
Geelong City – Boundary Rd, East Geelong VIC 3219
Werribee Learning Centre – 9 Bridge St, Werribee VIC 3030
The Gordon offers its students access to an array of support services, including academic resources and on-site facilities to help make your time on campus happy, healthy and supportive.
The Gordon Library and study support team is on hand to provide personalised assistance with everything from essay writing to note-taking, and also includes an English as an Additional Language (EAL) program for non-native English speakers. Tailored services are also available via the Aboriginal Education Unit and Disability Support Services offices. Career guidance can be sought from the Careers team at any time, and for anyone struggling with personal hardship, a free and confidential counselling service is available at both the Geelong City campus and East campus.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: